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|Location:||Sydney and surrounding areas, New South Wales, Australia|
|Alternative Names:||Tharawal People|
|Summary Information: |
|AIATSIS Thesaurus language code and map grid reference: (S59) (NSW SI56-09) |
For more information, refer to the AIATSIS Thesauri (see reference below).
The Dharawal People were those people who spoke the Dharawal/Tharawal language and were one of a number of major Aboriginal language groups within Sydney, the others being Dharug, Gundungurra and Kurringgai. The clans or bands (often referred to as 'tribes') belonging to the Dharawal/Tharawal language group were the following: Gweagal, Norongerraga, llawarra, Threawal, Tagary, Wandeandega, and Ory-ang-ora.
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